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1.12% decline
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6.22% growth
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1.9% growth

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The economy of Kingston, RI employs 2,775 people. The economy of Kingston, RI is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 6.38; 3.25; and 2.37 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Kingston, RI are Accommodation & Food Service (531), Retail trade (517), and Educational Services (454), and the highest paying industries are Healthcare & Social Assistance ($37,639), Educational Services ($19,293), and Transportation & Warehousing ($14,071).

Median household income in Kingston, RI is $76,250. Males in Kingston, RI have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,902. The income inequality of Kingston, RI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Kingston, RI. In Washington County, RI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 93 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,654. Providence County, RI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Rhode Island.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Kingston, RI is from the county of Washington County, RI.

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Kingston, RI is home to a population of 6,891 people, from which 97.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Kingston, RI is composed of 5,528 White residents (80.2%), 577 Hispanic residents (8.37%), 344 Black residents (4.99%), 234 Asian residents (3.4%), and 202 Two+ residents (2.93%). The most common foreign languages in Kingston, RI are Spanish (335 speakers), Portuguese (70 speakers), and African Languages (61 speakers), but compared to other places, Kingston, RI has a relative high number of Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (31 speakers), Portuguese (70 speakers), and Other West Germanic (12 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Kingston, RI awarded 3,884 degrees. The student population of Kingston, RI is skewed towards females, with 1,643 male students and 2,241 female students. Most students in Kingston, RI are White (2,767 and 71.2%), followed by Unknown (464 and 11.9%), Hispanic or Latino (214 and 5.51%), and Black or African American (158 and 4.07%). The largest universities in Kingston, RI by number of graduates are University of Rhode Island (3,884 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Kingston, RI are Registered Nursing (230 and 5.92%), General Psychology (203 and 5.23%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (168 and 4.33%). The median tuition costs in Kingston, RI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,128 and $27,118 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Kingston, RI is $332,800, which is 1.62 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $326,600 to $332,800, a 1.9% increase. The homeownership rate of Kingston, RI is 74.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Kingston, RI have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kingston, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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